Please note, applicants applying to either
Track of the GCPD must also apply and be accepted into a degree program (MS or
MPH) in Nutritional Sciences. Please see
Sciences Admissions Requirements for information on applying.
The prerequisites for entry into the GCPD include:
prerequisites for the Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences
- Human Nutrition
- General Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Biochemistry [two quarters or
- Human physiology [two quarters or one
2) The prerequisites specific
for the GCPD:
All prerequisites must be completed before
starting the program in the Fall. Applicants with outstanding prerequisites at
the time of applying should outline their plan for completing the courses before
beginning our program. Applicants with more than two outstanding prerequisites
are encouraged to wait to apply. Prerequisites may be completed at any
institution of higher learning. UW offers an appropriate online Foods course (Nutr
441) each summer. See below for more information on Nutr 441.
Examples of prerequisites
available at University of Washington
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(Through UW Professional and Continuing Education)
NUTR 441: Molecular Gastronomy, offered online summer
quarter through UW Professional and Continuing Education (UW- PCE). See
http://www.pce.uw.edu/courses/molecular-gastronomy.html Another class on food chemistry / food science
with a hands-on lab component may be substituted. One quarter required.
Students must apply to the Graduate Program in
Nutrition Sciences and the GCPD. Acceptance into the GCPD is conditioned on acceptance
to the Nutrition Sciences Program.
to the Nutritional Sciences:
the current Nutritional Sciences application.
outlined by the Nutritional Sciences Application, request
references from advisors, faculty, and/or employers as needed. There is no
format provided for the letters of recommendation. No additional reference
letters are needed for the GCPD.
outlined by the Nutritional Sciences Application,
your transcripts. If the undergraduate degree or
prerequisites have not been completed by the deadline for application,
outline your plan for completing the courses before starting our program
and submit final
transcripts to the Nutritional Sciences program
before beginning graduate studies and the GCPD.
the application according to the instructions provided and submit all
materials through the online system
before January 15.
to the GCPD -both Track 1 and Track 2:
application to the GCPD.
Submit the application through the same online system as the Nutritional
Deadline for all application materials is January 15.
Qualified applicants may be contacted for a telephone interview during the
to the GCPD - Track 2 additional application requirement
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University of Washington
Nutritional Sciences Program
305 Raitt Hall, Box 353410
Seattle, WA 98195
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March 13, 2013